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. the honorable president barack obama to say a few woods. >> thank you very much. good teechk the people of thailand who have welcomed me so graciously, let me say sol sola bekop. i will say the prime minister's english is much better than my thai. but i want to say thank you so much, madam prime minister, for your generous welcome and warm words and sense of partnership you bring to our work today. as you indicated, asia is my first foreign trip since our election in the united states, and thailand is my first stop. and this is no accident. as i've said many times, the united states is and also will be a pacific nation, as the fastest growing region in the world, the asia past look change so much in our security and prosperity ahead and it's critical to creating jobs for our american people and that's why've made rye storing american engagement in this region a top priority as president. and the corner stone of our strategy is our strong and enduring treaty alliances, which includes our alliance with thailand. thailand is america's oldest friend in asia. next year will mark 180 years of
and burma, are you certain and do you believe president obama's visit is premature or appropriately timed? thank you? >> well, first of all i think it's important to recognize, david, this is not an endorsement of the burmese government. it's an acknowledgen't there's a process under way inside that country that even a year and a half ago, two years ago nobody foresaw. president hussein is taking steps that move us in a better direction. you have aungi san suu kyi. you've seen prisoners released. there's an articulated commitment for political reform. but i don't think anybody's under the illusion that burma's arrivinged, that they're where they need to be. on the other hand, if we waited to engage until they had achieved a perfect democracy, my suspicion is we'd be waiting an awful long time. and one of the goals of this trip is to highlight the progress that has been made but also to give voice to the much greater progress that needs to be made in the future. so when i address the burmese public as the first president who's ever visited that country, what they'll hear from me is that we
the significance of the president and we all thank you for being here today. president obama, it is the perfect occasion to launch the celebration of 180 anniversary of thailand next year. i thank president obama and secretary clinton for actively promo promote... this afternoon i have the honor of accompanying the president for an audience with his majesty the king. the close relationship between our two countries at the highest level. lastly, at the bilateral meetings we had... discussion a partnership. thailand is the oldest ally of u.s. in asia and a long lasting one with commitment to democracy, human rights and free markets. i expressed to the president that it is my firm commitment to the people to preserve and protect the democratic system and i have shared the president's support of democracy in thailand. and democracy will lead to economic prospects. we look to the future and to view an even stronger... both countries and indeed the broader activity. on the economic front to generate growth and create jobs for both thai and american. the president and i agreed to redouble our effort t
are saying. get it done in washington, d.c. mark, thank you so much. >>> president obama in the midst of his trip to asia. what's he going to accomplish there? we'll dig in with our brain trust on that. >>> and she wants to be the democratic leader in the house again. is there anything wrong with senior leaders clinging to their jobs? [ female announcer ] think you need to go to a department store counter to treat your toughest skin concerns? join the counter revolution and switch to olay pro-x to see results in 28 days. anti-aging results so you look up to 12 years younger. reduce the look of pores and fight red acne for clearer skin get cleansing results as effective as a $200 system no matter what your skincare issues you'll see results in 28 days guaranteed join the counter revolution with potent, professional, pro-x. join the counter revolution try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ev
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. ambassador, thank you for joining us today. >> thank you for having me. we're talking about the prime minister, the prime minister assuring president obama according from what we're hearing from u.s. officials, there would not be a full-scale ground assault into gaza unless hamas escalated its moves into southern israel. meaning the rocket attacks. we heard an israeli defense force spokeswoman who said we are currently training and preparing for ground possibilities. which one is it? >> well first of all, military, generally speaking will always, this is their job, and i say this as someone who served in the military, you always have to have a contingency plan. so the fact that for 75 people, 75,000 israeli reservists were authorized to be recruited by the idf. it doesn't mean that the idf is going to use them tomorrow. regarding your first question, the israeli cabinet, the commander-in-chief, gave the israeli defense forces a clear mandate, to remove the threat that we view to be of strategic nature. to remove the threat of rockets and missiles coming into israel from gaza. but the
here. >> jamie: leyland, we know you will bring us the latest. thank you so much for your coverage. president obama's warning both sides upon to ramp up the fighting in the middle-east, even as he supports israel's right to defend itself. the president is monitoring the crisis closely, as he is in a three-day swing to south asia. wendall is with the president. >> reporter: the president has talks almost dale weprime minister netanyahu and egyptian president morsi and has reached out to the turkish prime minister. he said he would like to see the violence between israel and the palestinians diminish, but says that israel has a right to defend itself. >> israel has every right to expect that it does not have missiles fired into its territory f. that can be accomplished without a ramping up of military activity in gaza, that's preferable. >> reporter: here in thailand, mr. obama's wrapping up the first leg of a three-nation tour, visiting what one analyst calls the troubled children. he goes to burma and cambodia, in burma to urge in theic process and in cambodia, despite the lack of
in terms of thanksgiving day. we'll let you know what's going on then. back to you. >> thanks, gwen. >>> on to our top story this morning. president obama launched his tower of southeast asia, arrived in bangkok sunday afternoon local time. the president is holding a news conference with the prime minister now. the two leaders are fielding questions from journalists. he is scheduled to sight see, a private meeting with the prime minister and official dinner. the president will visit cambodia also. the visit to my an mar is the first by a sitting president. >>> escalating conflict between israel and gaza strip. militants fired another rocket at tel aviv today but was intercepted. here's more. [sirens] >> reporter: the violence in the middle east continues to escalate. militants in gaza have unleashed hundreds of rockets against israel, including new weapons aimed at tel aviv. in response, the israeli military has deployed a rocket defense system. >> slight probability it will hit inside tel aviv. the iron dome brings down this possibility to a very small probability. >> reporter: a
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